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Ramblers Scotland wants to encourage more Scots to keep walking through the winter. Read more ›

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Glentress winter half marathon

Held at Glentress in the Tweed Valley Forest Park – this half marathon will be punishing, as you will be climbing steeply into the hills and on biking tracks (which will be closed for the event). See website for more details.


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Jack Wolfskin Glacier Bay boy’s jacket

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Our resident Scotland Outdoors teenager, Charlie, has been testing this new coat from German brand Jack Wolfskin. Read more ›

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Coleman CXS+ 250 LED head torch

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Fully featured head torch saves batteries when not in use. Read more ›

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Groove CairnGorm

Get ready – this is the first resort based snowsports festival to take place in Scotland, so it’s a bit special. Of course there’s some awesome snowsports as the Scottish Freestyle Championships get underway the same weekend, while the apres-ski party boasts DJ sets from Grandmaster Flash and Hot Chip. Limited edition early bird tickets for two days are available now from £100.


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Armadillo Johnnie Long Johns

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Neil Braidwood keeps his nether regions warm with this cosy Merino undergarment. Read more ›

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Mountain Hardwear Hydra OutDry gloves

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Mountain Hardwear believe their Hydro OutDry Gloves offer the right balance of warmth and dexterity. We try them out. Read more ›

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Zippo handwarmer

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Neil Braidwood tries a new 12 hour handwarming solution. Read more ›

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MCofS Winter Mountain Safety Talk, Aviemore

Heather Morning, safety adviser for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, gives a wealth of useful information on how to enjoy the mountains safely in winter. She covers navigation, equipment, choice of route, avalanches and weather conditions. Heather, who has been a member of the Cairngorms Mountain Rescue Team for 12 years and a professional mountaineer for 20 years, will illustrate her talks with a set of beautiful photographs, and proceeds will go to the Mountain Safety Trust.

Contact the venue directly to reserve a free place. Pre-lecture dinner will be served at 7pm for an optional £12 cost. Talk begins at 8pm.


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AKU Superalp NBK GTX boots

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‘These boots are made for walking’ insists Explorer Scout Leader Renny Hutchison. Read more ›

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MCofS Winter Mountain Safety Talk, Aviemore

Heather Morning, safety adviser for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, gives a wealth of useful information on how to enjoy the mountains safely in winter. She covers navigation, equipment, choice of route, avalanches and weather conditions. Heather, who has been a member of the Cairngorms Mountain Rescue Team for 12 years and a professional mountaineer for 20 years, will illustrate her talks with a set of beautiful photographs, and proceeds will go to the Mountain Safety Trust.

Contact the venue directly on 01479 812473 to reserve a free place. Pre-lecture dinner available for £12, starting at 7pm. Talk begins at 8pm.


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Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2016

Taking place in the Cambo Estate Gardens, the Scottish Snowdrop Festival allows visitors to experience woodland walks to the sea and a national collection of snowdrops, along with daily walks with gardeners.


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